Should The Constitution Have Term Limits?

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“We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defense, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity…” The opening statement of the supreme law of our nation makes the goals of our government clear, and yet we seem to have lost sight of these goals. It is my belief that in order to ensure the goals of the constitution that the 28th amendment of The Constitution must be an amendment instituting term limits on all members of The Senate and The House. Since around the last four congresses we have seen record numbers of house and senate tenures; peaking at a 13 year average for members of the senate. Now of course we may not be having this problem if congressional approval ratings were not at an…show more content…
With term limit there is less time for a member of congress be corrupted by reelection campaigns and work harder on the issues that the people the represent wish to have worked on, and if not eventually even with reelection the will be out of congress. I believe term limits would correlate with higher congressional approval ratings, and I also believe higher congressional approval ratings would cause the voting population to be more passionate on who represents them because the know there is a much higher chance of their representative actually representing them, causing higher voter turnout. This is a succinct summary of why I believe congressional term limits should be the next constitutional amendment. I will end this essay noting that a much deeper examination must be done on this subject nationally and culturally so that we the people can formulate an answer to keep The Republic from becoming “The

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